Intelligence, Heredity and Environment

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Robert J. Sternberg, Elena Grigorenko
Cambridge University Press, Jan 28, 1997 - Psychology - 608 pages
Robert Sternberg and Elena Grigorenko address the roles and interaction of nature and nurture in Intelligence, Heredity and Environment, which provides a comprehensive, balanced, current survey of theory and research on the origins and transmission of human intelligence. The book is unique in the diversity of viewpoints it presents, and its inclusion of the most recent theories and findings. It highlights the search for genes associated with specific cognitive abilities, interactionist theories, cultural relativism, educational strategies, developmental perspectives and fallacies of previous intelligence research. This book will be required reading for students and professionals in the fields of intelligence, behavior genetics, biology, anthropology, and sociology.
 

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Contents

BehaviorGenetic and Socialization theories of intelligence Truce and reconciliation Sandra Scarr
3
The puzzle of nongenetic variance Arthur R Jensen
42
Identifying genes for cognitive abilities and disabilities Robert Plomin
89
Heredity environment and IQ in the Texas Adoption Project John C Loehlin Joseph M Horn and Lee Willerman
105
IQ similarity in twins reared apart Findings and responses to critics Thomas J Bouchard Jr
126
The invalid separation of effects of nature and nurture Lessons from animal experimentation Douglas Wahlsten and Gilbert Gottlieb
163
Between nature and nurture The role of human agency in the epigenesis of intelligence Thomas R Bidell and Kurt W Fischer
193
A third perspective The symbol systems approach Howard Gardner Thomas Hatch and Bruce Torff
243
Raising IQ level by vitamin and mineral supplementation H J Eysenck and S J Schoenthaler
363
The resolution of the naturenurture controversy by Russian psychology Culturally biased or culturally specific? Elena L Grigorenko and Tatiana V K...
393
The emerging horizontal dimension of practical intelligence Polycontextuality and boundary crossing in complex work activities Yrjd Engestrom Rit...
440
Cognitive development from infancy to middle childhood Stacey S Cherny David W Fulker and John K Hewitt
463
Intelligence language nature and nurture in young twins J Steven Reznick
483
Sources of individual differences in infant social cognition Cognitive and affective aspects of self and other Sandra PippSiegel JoAnn L Robinson Da...
505
Nature vs nurture The feeling of vuja de Earl Hunt
531
Unresolved questions and future directions in behaviorgenetic studies of intelligence Irwin D Waldman
552

A culturalpsychology perspective on intelligence Joan G Miller
269
A bioecological model of intellectual development Moving beyond h2 Stephen J Ceci Tina Rosenblum Eddy de Bruyn and Donald Y Lee
303
An interactionist perspective on the genesis of intelligence Edmund W Gordon and Melissa P Lemons
323
Educating intelligence Infusing the Triarchic Theory into school instruction Robert J Sternberg
343
Name index
571
Subject index
585
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